Last year, one of the largest and longest investigations into mammography was published.8 It involved 90,000 women who were followed for 25 years, and it sent shockwaves through the medical industry when it reported that the death rates from breast cancer were virtually identical among women who got annual mammograms and those who did not.Moreover, it found that mammography...

Over the next several weeks I will be covering some of the key findings from the book “The Vitamin D Solution” by Dr. Michael F. Holick. Before beginning I should tell you that Dr. Holick is one of the leading vitamin D experts in the world. He is a PhD who discovered and characterized the active form of vitamin D in the bloodstream and who has more recently...

Many of you have been asking me about recent headlines saying that calcium supplements may boost heart attack risk. You’re asking me “What’s up with that?” “I thought calcium supplements were good for me.” Let’s forget the hype and start by looking at the study itself. The actual study was published online in the British Medical...

October is “Breast Cancer Awareness” month. Recent scientific studies have observed that by raising our Vitamin D3 we can make a 67% dent in breast cancer. Higher serum levels of the main circulating form of vitamin D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D), are associated with substantially lower incidence rates of colon, breast, ovarian, renal, pancreatic, aggressive...